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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart5,340M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart5,925M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart495€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart549$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%
14.62001Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
13.12001Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart4.19%2001Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart0.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart0.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2€2001Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart2$2001Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart0€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart0$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart102016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart114.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart190º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart172016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart11,079,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart25,2912015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.23%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart0.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,998,7642015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart18.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart158º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart43.37‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart6.362015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart11.81‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart55.692015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart5602012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart5.62012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.122015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU